Biden Pick For DOJ Enviro Chief Quizzed On Climate, Wildlife

Law360 (April 14, 2021, 5:23 PM EDT) -- President Joe Biden's pick to lead the environmental division of the U.S. Department of Justice fielded questions from senators Wednesday about wildlife trafficking, climate change and enforcement at a nomination hearing.

Todd Kim, who has a long record of public service at the DOJ and as the District of Columbia's solicitor general but most recently was employed as a partner at Reed Smith LLP, is Biden's nominee to be the assistant attorney general for the Environment and Natural Resources Division. He appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee in hopes of moving to a confirmation vote in the full Senate alongside fellow...

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